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  1. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    My daughters Mazda 3 is throwing the P0012 code, CEL, and running rough, lack of power, etc.. And I can't figure it out. Car history is she has had it from almost new (5000km), it has just over 60,000km (37,000 miles), running synthetic since first change, and changed at 8000km (5000m). The...
  2. 2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    In the front timing cover of my 2004 Mazda 2.3L there is a bushing / seal of some sort that seals the joint between a feed line in the timing cover and the front of the engine block. It is is hard and not in good condition. I believe this oil feed line is for the VVT. I can't seem to find a P/N...
  3. 2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    In the front timing cover of my 2004 Mazda 2.3L there is a bushing / seal of some sort that seals the joint between a feed line in the timing cover and the front of the engine block. It is is hard and not in good condition. I believe this oil feed line is for the VVT. I can't seem to find a P/N...
  4. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I was just watching the Scotty Kilmer video and he mentioned reliability issues with Mazda VVT. I had no idea at all that there was an issue with it? Is it an old issue that has been resolved? I have a 2017 Mazda 3 and this has me a bit concerned now. I keep my cars a long time and a good...
  5. 2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Engine and Performance
    Ok guys i have a question, If the vvt actuator is faulty, this means that im loosing power slightly, am i correct? If this was the case, this means that when fixing the vvt noise issue, I should expect the car to run with slightly more power and better fuel economy? my car is running great and...
  6. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    So yesterday (2/12/12), my car started making this weird sound :argh 1:. As ____ said in the recall/TSB section, to me it sounds like the VVT Timing Chain "going bad" if that makes any sense. The video does not really capture the sound like it does in person. It sounds more or less like a Diesel...
  7. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Recalls / TSB / SSB
    So I got the recall notice for this anyone take theirs in to get it fixed or know the symptoms better I hear a clicking tapping metal noise on a cold start but It might be the fuel pump any help is welcome
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